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recommended crimp tool for RF?
« on: June 07, 2019, 12:20:37 PM »
wondering if anyone can recommend a quality crimp tool for crimping RF / Coax cable. ideally one that covers the typical sizes for antenna cable / RF related crimping. thanks.


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Re: recommended crimp tool for RF?
« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2019, 02:01:29 PM »
There are about a million typical sizes. If you want to cover a bunch of sizes then get an Ideal frame and the appropriate dies for the connectors and cable you are using. There is RG6, RG58, RG59 and a bunch of other cable types.

If you are trying to come up with an "in house standard" I'd suggest picking a specific cable and connector combination and buying a crimp tool specifically for that combination.


 

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